July 2021 | Important Dates & What's New
Happy July! We hope you've been staying cool this week. This month is a quarterly month, which means there are many reports and payments due. Check out the list below to see important dates that you may want to jot down:
July 25, 2021
Monthly DOR Filers: Excise Tax Return — DOR
Monthly City of Bellingham Filers: B&O Tax Return — City of Bellingham
July 31, 2021
L&I Report and Payment for Q2 — L&I
July 31, 2021
Paid Family & Medical Leave Report for Payment for Q2 — Paid Leave
August 2, 2021
These reports and returns are generally due on July 31, but since that date is a Saturday, the deadline is moved to the next business day.
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return (Form 941) for Q2 — IRS
State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) Report and Payment for Q2— ESD
Quarterly DOR Filers: Excise Tax Return for Q2 — DOR
Quarterly City of Bellingham Filers: B&O Tax Return — City of Bellingham
Washington is fully open for business!
It's the day we've been waiting for! Effective 12:01 AM on June 30, businesses were able to return to normal capacity and operations, with limited exceptions for large indoor events. You can find the L&I requirements and guidance for business here: https://lni.wa.gov/forms-publications/F414-164-000.pdf
Here are the guidelines for the reopening:
Small Business Flex Fund
Qualifying small businesses owners and non-profits can apply for a new, low interest (between 3-4.5%) loan of up to $150,000, with a loan term of 60- or 72-months. This fund is a public-private partnership aimed at helping those in low-income communities recover and grow as the state reopens. You can find more information here: https://smallbusinessflexfund.org/
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